Redding Pilgrim
Congregational Church, UCC

Council Reports

Reports filed by the council or its members


March 2014 Connecting Co-Co Report

March 7th, 2014

Why should people of faith care about the environment! We in the United Church of Christ understand scripture compels us to act on our faith grounded in wonder, reverence, love and respect for all of God’s creation. But clearly, God’s creation is groaning under the burden of injustice, greed, and arrogance. Our choices have resulted […]

February 20 2014 Church Council Meeting Minutes

February 20th, 2014

CALL TO ORDER: Due to the absence of the moderators, Larry Solberg called the meeting to order at 6:35 p.m. on February 20, in the Fireside Room.  Present were: Rick Bonetti, Heidi Brahms, Ann Corrin, John Crowe, Pam Crowe, Micki Forell, Diane Hepburn, Glenn Hoxie, Bill Justice, Donna Nelson, Larry Solberg, and Lu Trullinger. Guest, Cheryl […]

February 2014 Connecting Co-Co Report

February 7th, 2014

Connecting Ministry is making plans for Progressive Pilgrim’s participation in the Whole Earth and Watershed Festival on April 26, 2014, to be held on the grounds surrounding Redding City Hall. Our theme in 2014 will be Eco-Justice/Sustainability. Over the next two months we will be sharing resources, organizing and taking specific actions related to this […]

January 26 2014 Annual Meeting Minutes

January 26th, 2014

Prior to the Annual Meeting, moderator John Crowe announced the contest to name our ‘resident‘ beaver was complete. Young Brady Hepburn had the winning entry and our ‘friendly’ mammal shall be known as “CHEWY”!  A beautiful and delicious chocolate ‘beaver’ cake was created by Valentina Thayer, which was cut and served by Brady and enjoyed by […]

December 2013 Connecting Co-Co Report

December 7th, 2013

Christmas Baskets Canned goods and perishables for 21 Christmas baskets were purchased (using Pilgrim endowment interest funds) by Tara and Warren Swanson and Paula and Dick Kahler on December 19th, to be assembled at People Of Progress on 12/21/13. Proceeds for the boxes include generous donations from the congregation, both in the form of canned goods […]

November 10 2013 Annual Meeting Minutes

November 10th, 2013

The called Congregational Meeting was called to order by Moderator John Crowe at 11:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall, Pilgrim Church, Redding, CA. A quorum was established by hand count @ 54 members present. Bryan Brahms presented the first order of business: To vote a Covenant with Pastor Ann Muir Corrin. A motion by Bryan […]

November 2013 Connecting Co-Co Report

November 7th, 2013

Agency Dispersal The annual fall donation checks were sent out on Nov. 6 for the following agencies: Southeast Asian Christian Ministry (SEACM); People of Progress (POP); Teenage Parenting Program (TAPP); and Partners Helping Families (PHF). In Jan. or Feb. when we hold our Ministry Faire, the bonus checks from the proceeds of the FCN will […]

October 2013 Connecting Co-Co Report

October 7th, 2013

Advocacy & Action – A role of Connecting CoCos, as a matter of faith, is to help connect Progressive Pilgrims with others for advocacy and action in five areas: Social Justice Food Justice Earth Justice Economic Justice Peace and Non-violence The sub-topics under these five categories are numerous and appear so daunting that we are […]

September 2013 Connecting Co-Co Report

September 7th, 2013

Connecting CoCo’s goal is to foster an environment within Pilgrim Church that encourages our members to take initiative and pursue their unique callings in community as well as individually. Individuals in Pilgrim Church congregation each have very different talents, gifts and interests and are already involved in many volunteer service expressions. Last November, congregation members […]